“He brings together a great heritage of the past, but also something very fresh and new.” Jamie Cullum
Sam Vicary, double bass / Sam Gardner, drums / Dominic J Marshall, piano/compositions
Dominic J Marshall is a prodigious talent. Having won a scholarship to study jazz at Leeds College of Music; been awarded the LCM Piano Prize; accepted on to the Masters course at Conservatorium van Amsterdam in autumn where he received guidance from the likes of Kurt Rosenwinkel, Aaron Parks, Dave Douglas, Gerald Clayton, Brad Mehldau and Ambrose Akinmusire, he was last year selected unanimously by a jury of Jamie Cullum, Gilles Peterson and Jez Nelson to perform at the ‘BBC Introduces’ showcase at Band on the Wall as part of Manchester Jazz Festival. The live recording was broadcast in August for BBC Radio 3.
Dominic’s latest CD ‘Spirit Speech’ was released through Origin Arts in Spring 2014. It has been called ‘an excellent, imaginative and distinctive album that repays repeated listens’ by LondonJazzNews, and ‘Already an undoubted jazz highlight of 2014. Masterful!’ by CultuurPodium.
Under the name DJM he has built up a following outside the jazz-world with several EPs of his self-produced projects, BExperimental blog declaring him ‘a rare find who will be a formidable force in years to come.’ This has culminated most recently in the release of his first cassette ‘Foreground Music’ through Patient Sounds. On the horizon: a live tape featuring beats by several of his favourite producers coming soon to the notorious Paxico Records label.
“A future star is reborn.” Jamie Skey, The Quietus
“proud of his influences but never overwhelmed by them: the result is refreshing and
innovative.” Bruce Lindsay, All About Jazz
“Marshall is a huge talent to watch out for” Ian Mann, TheJazzMann